To begin surface disturbance activities prior to obtaining a Geothermal Drilling Permit for the purpose of constructing roads, pads, etc.
Surface disturbance activities prior to obtaining exploration or drilling permit *or* Change to surface use plan or drilling plan
Statute or Regulations:
Geothermal Steam Act (30 USC 1001 et seq.); Federal Land Policy and Management Act (43 USC 1701 et seq.); Energy Policy Act of 2005 (Pub. L. 109-58)